Now whenever I spring out the DOS prompt in Windows and someone sees it they are like ZOMG that’s cool – cos my font is green like the h4x0r style.
I use the command prompt quite often still for pinging, ipconfig stuff, the odd traceroute and the lousy Win32 version of Nmap, if you don’t know what it is you can get it by going to Start – Run – ‘cmd’
Now this is not particularly hard to do, but it looks really cool – when you open the command prompt, you’ll see the standard size and standard grey font which looks pretty boring.
Ok so now we change the font colour, click at the top left and select ‘Properties’ – then select the ‘Colors’ tab. In the ‘Colors’ tab choose ‘Screen Text’ and choose the bright green colour.
After that stretch the window out so it’s a bit bigger, then test it out with ‘ping google.com -t’.
Now the important part is when you close the DOS prompt..apply the changes to all windows. On Vista it’s saved automatically so I can’t prntscrn the dialogue.
There you go you have a l33t h4x0r style DOS prompt.
As a tip for Vista users, make a shortcut on your desktop to the DOS prompt and use the Run As command to run it as Administrator, this will give you full access to all commands..if you don’t do that you’ll find yourself very limited.